125: Spoilers with Monroe Martin
June 15, 2017
Comedian Monroe Martin stops by The Riotcast studios to hang with Matt. The two talk about his career in comedy and the story of his childhood in the foster system. Then, the pop culture geeks in both of them gets exposed as they cover everything from comic books, the movies they’ve spawned, fashion, and of course, some Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
124: Joe Sib is nowhere near the top
June 8, 2017
Joe Sib wears a lot of hats, he’s the former lead singer of the punk rock band WAX, he’s the co-founder of the record label, SideOneDummy, and he’s also been working on his stand-up comedy career for the last decade or so. Sib just released his debut album, “Nowhere Near The Top” on 800 LB Gorilla records and he sits down with Matt to talk about the trip to get to that first album, how his comedy has evolved, and he even tosses in a few good stories about a The Ramones, Bad Religion, and a semi-feud he had with the band Weezer, one that Weezer was unaware they were in. Listen, subscribe, review, tell a friend.
123: And Jeff Simmermon is not lying
June 1, 2017
Jeff Simmermon is about to release his debut stand-up comedy album, And I Am Not Lying. It’s a culmination of many years working as a writer of stories, that have appeared on both The Moth and This American Life. Now he’s following a true passion of his and turning said funny stories into works of stand-up comedy. Simmermon recounts his journey and lets us know a bit about where he’s headed.
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122: Costaki Economopoulos and Aaron Hodges are lucky dogs
May 25, 2017
Comedian Costaki Economopoulos and former SiriusXM comedy jock Aaron Hodges drop in on Matt to talk about Costaki’s new comedy album and Aaron’s new comedy record label. How are they related? Costaki will serve as the label’s first release. It’s a move that makes an incredible amount of sense because this duo are old friends and podcasting buddies, co-hosting the Quick Snaps podcast where they talk about football and bust comedy chops. It’s a fun hour of three guys having a great conversation about everything from the Glass-Stegall act, sports, wives, and the life of comedy. Don’t miss this one!
121: Greg Stone makes friends
May 18, 2017
Matt and Bram go over all the big news of the week including comedy siblings and all the news about the upfronts including canceled shows, greenlit ones, and all in between. Then, comedian Greg Stone joins us on the podcast to talk about getting his start in comedy, which all started from Communism, Gallagher, why he dropped out of college, and his philosophy toward comedy. The interview wraps up with a few embarrassing revelations, one stupid one from Matt, and one great one from Greg.